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Set up the Wi-Fi Direct feature for 2013 and 2014 TV Models

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    This information provides the steps to set up the Wi-Fi Direct® feature for 2013 and 2014 TV models.

    Note: These steps and images may differ slightly depending on your model. If model specific info is needed, check your product manuals for details.

    Turn on the Built-in Wi-Fi of your TV

    1. On the supplied remote control, press the HOME button.
    2. Select Settings.

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    3. Select System Settings or Network.
      • If the TV shows Network, skip to step 6.
    4. Select Setup.
    5. Select Wi-Fi Setup.
    6. Select Built-in Wi-Fi or Built-in Wireless LAN.
    7. Select ON.

    Turn on the Wi-Fi Direct feature of the TV

    1. On the supplied remote control, press the HOME button.
    2. Select Settings.
    3. Select System Settings or Network.
      • If the TV shows Network, skip to step 6.
    4. Select Setup.
    5. Select Wi-Fi Setup.
    6. Select Wi-Fi Direct.
    7. Select ON.

    Establish a Wi-Fi Direct connection to your TV

    1. On the supplied remote control, press the HOME button.
    2. Select Settings.
    3. Select System Settings or Network.
      • If the TV shows Network, skip to step 6.
    4. Select Setup.
    5. Select Wi-Fi Setup.
    6. Select Wi-Fi Direct Settings.
    7. Connect your Wi-Fi Direct device to your TV. For details, refer to the manual of the device you are connecting.

      Note: If you're unable to connect successfully, choose the manual option.

    Manual connection option

    Use the manual connection option If the Wi-Fi Direct connection fails. This option displays the SSID and the WPA key needed to connect a Wi-Fi Direct device to your TV.

    1. Press the OPTIONS button.
    2. Select Manual.
    3. Select either WPS or Other Methods.
      • WPS (Push Button)
        • On the Wi-Fi Direct device, go to the wireless network setting screen, select WPS (if capable, for automatic setup) or perform a scan to connect to the TV.
        • The WPS setting is not available on all Wi-Fi Direct capable devices. Check the manual supplied with the mobile device or computer for information regarding the WPS setting.
      • Other Methods
        • The TV screen displays the SSID and the WPA key needed to enter on the Wi-Fi Direct device you're connecting to the TV.
    4. Connect your Wi-Fi Direct device to your TV. For details, refer to the manual of the device you are connecting.